Musings

Lessons From Grandpa

  At 1:00am on Tuesday morning I received a call that my Grandfather had passed away. It was 3:00pm on Thanksgiving Monday there, where the rest of my family had gathered to say good-bye. My Grandpa was 82 years old and two days before had what they called a “catastrophic Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Musings

The Digital Declutter

My First Step Towards Digital Minimalism   Recently, I wrote about the concept of digital minimalism and what I learned from Cal Newport’s book with the same name. I don’t know about you, but the idea of digital minimalism really resonates with me, especially since it lines up perfectly with Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Musings

The End Goal

  What is an intentionally lived life? What does it look like? Does it mean we have achieved great things in our career, or that we’ve seen the world, or that we’ve spent lots of time with our family? In our online world today we are exposed to dozens of Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Digesting Books

Why Digital Minimalism?

What I learned from Cal Newport’s “Digital Minimalism.”   In 2018 Apple introduced a feature called Screen Time. It was designed to provide you with information on how you’re using your time on your iPhone and iPad. Reviewers raved about it, excited about how it would help us all “finally Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago
Musings

Your Life is Extravagant

  I currently live in the richest country in the world (per capita) so I have had the opportunity to observe extravagance in a way I never imagined. Spending millions of dollars for a specific phone number, or purchasing a gold-plated iPhone for your child are not things I can Read more…

By Thriving Erin, ago